Office of the Dean

Welcome to a World of Discovery!

The College of Arts and Sciences is home to the disciplines at the core of the University. We offer a wide range of programs in the sciences, the social sciences, and the humanities in which our students use innovative modes of inquiry to pursue new knowledge. Our Departments provide a wide range of Liberal Studies and foundational courses to prepare students outside our College to excel in their disciplines. Our faculty are dedicated teacher-scholars who use the knowledge and experience gleaned from their research to fire student imaginations in the classroom. More importantly, we teach the skills that 21st century employers demand: critical thinking, analysis of evidence, and oral, written, and digital communication. Our goal is to develop and mentor students to be educated and engaged citizens in a rapidly changing world. Explore our departments and programs to see how our faculty can provide you with the intellectual foundation for a successful career and life well-lived.

Richard D. Starnes
Dean

 

Copyright by Western Carolina University      •      Cullowhee, NC 28723      •      828.227.7211      •      Contact WCU
Maintained by the Office of Web Services      •      Directions      •      Campus Map      •      Emergency Information      •      Text-Only

Office of Web Services